Monday, March 24, 2008

Easter Pike Angling Festival 2008 - The Results

Another very successful Easter Pike Angling Competition concluded yesterday evening, sorry for the delay with the results, it was late when we finished up last night.
Anyway here is this years results:

1st prize went to local man Mark O'Connor for the biggest pike of the event, weighing 25lbs. 15oz, he received the prestigious Moonstone Jewellers Perpetual Cup and €3500.
2nd prize of €2500 went to Tony Egan for a fish weighing 22lbs. 10oz.
3rd prize- €1250 went to Tony Burns for a pike weighing 21lbs.

This years special Club members prize of a 4hp 4-stroke Yamaha engine went to Local Angler Francis McGlynn for his fish weighing 18lbs 8 oz. Runner up on the Club members section was Prionsias McGee for a fish weighing 7lbs 10 oz.

The Ladies section was won by Sharon Diggins for her pike of 6lbs 12oz.
Followed in 2nd place by Jane Suffin who caught a pike weighing 6lbs. 5oz.
3rd was Ann McGlynn for her pike weighing 4 lbs.

Junior section
1st Emer Beirne, for a pike of 12lbs.
2nd Gary Nicholson for a pike of 3lbs. 5oz.
A joint 3rd place went to young anglers Ben Geoghegan and Joe Egan, who both caught fish weighing 1lbs. 8oz each.

6 other great day prizes, each valued at €200 were also handed out.

Once again, Boyle & District Angling Club would like to Thank everybody involved in the Sponsorship, setting-up and running of this great event. It cannot be said often enough, that without the help and all hands on it wouldn't work.
Thanks Again!!!

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